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International Company Research
Firms Operating in Foreign Countries
find American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States
Domestic Company Research
Mergent Intellect Private and public company info, industry news, industry profiles, and demographics.
S&P NetAdvantage A comprehensive source of business and investment information including, Mutual Fund/ETF reports, Bond reports, company profiles, dividend records, earnings guide, stock reports, industry surveys, and more. Coverage dates: 1996 - present.
Private Company Info
Here are some databases that may have your private company.
Private and public company info, industry news, industry profiles, and demographics.
Lexis Nexis Academic
Type your company's name in the box on the left side of the page (see screenshot below) Information may still be sparse. Be sure to click on any promising links and take a look at the navigation options on the left side of the page.
Business & Company Resource Center
If you don't get a "company" page, there may still be some useful articles. Be sure to take a look at the links under "More Results"
A Company SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, threats) can only be found in the database, Business Source Complete.
Just type the name of your company in the first box, and SWOT in the 2nd box.
You will probably have to rely on articles to discover a company's market strategy.
Here are some good databases for finding market strategies:
Only allows 5 users at a time. Heavily newspaper oriented.
Company Search Tip
When possible, search by the company's ticker symbol.
It is often a quicker and more accurate way to find company information.
1. In Mergent Intellect, look up a company that operates within your industry. What is the NAICS code for that industry?
2. In Business Source Complete, find a SWOT analysis on your company or Bed, Bath & Beyond.